Cell Phone-Sniffing Dog Set to Join New York Prison Staff

November 8, 2011 Updated Nov 8, 2011 at 6:57 PM EDT

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Cell Phone-Sniffing Dog Set to Join New York Prison Staff

November 8, 2011 Updated Nov 8, 2011 at 6:57 PM EDT

According to a story in the New York Post, Rikers Island prison will soon add a new member to its staff -- a dog trained to sniff out cell phones

The dogs have been trained to sniff out the phone's lithium batteries, according to the Post.

Read the New York Post story HERE.